Value of Pursuing Neon with James Akers

James Akers is a neon artist and educator who has exhibited internationally and teaches neon at ACME Creation Lab, a maker-space in South Dallas for artists, builders, and mad scientists. James tells Mondo about his early glassblowing beginnings at Alfred University, the details of his day-to-day routine as a commercial sign maker and art handler, and the rapidly changing world of neon.

Find James on Instagram @jamesakers2 and Twitter.

Check out his neon class, Neon Animation: MAKE IT BLINKY, happening on December 17 - 21. Click here for more info.